Chennai Express opened on its 1st Friday spectacularly at the Domestic Box Office. The film on its opening day alone has earned whooping 33.10 crores, smashing all previous highest opening day record of any film. With that the film’s total income already rests at 39.85 crores, adding the film’s collections from its preview shows.

Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in Chennai Express Movie Stills
Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in Chennai Express Movie Stills


SRK has seen a release after last year’s Yash Chopra directorial Jab Tak Hai Jaan. And being a star of his magnitude, the response is naturally huge and overwhelming.

Chennai Express till yesterday evening had earned over 30 crores and adding the earnings from night shows the film made a magnanimous total beating Salman’s record of highest opening day collections from last Eid when Ek Tha Tiger made 32.92 crores on its Day 1.

Since there is an unsaid competition between the stars, box office numbers have marginally favoured SRK over Salman this time.

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  1. Despite Paid Preview and also not being a National holiday like last year (ETT), Chennai Express creats history! #KingSRK

  2. SRK…….the king…..felling very happy to see the 1st day income…srk is gonna rock with chennai express…hope it will cross the 100 cr mark in just 4 days…all the best king khan… are my all time favourite…..


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